John Craven heads to Cheshire to find out if canals could offer a more eco-friendly way of transporting freight. Includes Weather for the Week Ahead.
Exec editor Andrew Thorman BBC COUNTRYFILE MAGAZINE: E3.40
L Goofy comedy starring
Tom Hanks. At a fortune-telling booth, 12-year-old Josh Baskin wishes that he could be "big".
The next morning he finds himself fully grown. Review page 57.
Director Penny Marshall (1988,12)
The streets of London will be aglow with anticipation as the capital prepares to salute the Olympic flame in the run-up to the Beijing Games. Sue Barker presents live coverage as the Olympic cauldron is lit. Road to Beijing: the Olympic Torch in London is at 10.20pm
New series 1/10. Testing times for the Maritime
Rescue Services throughout the summer of 2007. Floods sweep central Britain and rescue helicopter Whisky Bravo is called inland to help. In Yarmouth, on the Isle of Wight, the lifeboat crew are operating in stormy waters. Narrated by Hugo Speer.
Director Sarah Welch : Series producer Annie Heather
2/3. The cubs are now half grown and very playful.
The young tigers have huge appetites. When they're
- not eating, playing or fighting, they sleep and love to chill out in a water hole. But disaster is not far away.
Producer John Downer : Exec producer Martin Davidson
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2/3. Borrowing heavily from the diaries of the real Ethel Bennett, this episode takes place over the course of a single night when all the lead characters are forced to confront their doubts and fears.
Writers Colin Heber and Lyall B Watson; Producer/Director Bryn Higgins
Signed 2.05am (HD)
Matron Eva Luckes:
Dr Millais Culpin:
Dr James Sequeira:
Quirky comedy starring Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley. When geeky office worker Elliott Richards says he'd do anything to go out with colleague Alison, he doesn't bank on the Devil appearing as a beautiful woman and offering to help. Review paqe 58.
Director Haroid Ramis (2000, 12)
The Sun Revealed. The
17-year mission of the spacecraft Ulysses.
Series producer Jane Fletcher Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 Extended repeat tomorrow at 8pm on BBC4 BBC SKY AT NIGHT MAGAZINE: out monthly, price £4.25 Followed by Weatherview
Signed. Repeats are not indicated.
Around the World in 80 Gardens 9/10. Monty Don arrives in South Africa.
1.40 Holby City Chrissie gets depressing news.
2.40 Watchdog Consumer investigation show.
3.10 To Buy or Not to Buy The West Midlands.
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